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Jacob W. Grimm (1785-1863) and his brother Wilhelm K. Grimm (1786-1859) pioneered the study of German philosophy, law, mythology and folklore, but they are best known for their collection of fairy tales. These include such popular stories as Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty and The Frog Prince. Commonly referred to now as Grimm's Fairy Tales, their collection was published as Kinder-und-Hausmarchen (Children's and Household Tales, 1812-15). The brothers were born thirteen months apart in the German province of Hesse, and were inseparable from childhood. Throughout their lives they showed a marked lack of sibling rivalry. Most of their works were written together, a practice begun in childhood when they shared a desk and sustained throughout their adult lives. Since their lives and work were so collaborative, it is difficult now to differentiate between them, but of course there were differences.- Jacob, who studied for a time in Paris, was fascinated with variant spellings of older words. He articulated "Grimm's Law," the rules of which are still used today to determine correspondences between the consonants of German and languages in the Indo-European family. Jacob was bolder and more experimental than Wilhelm, and was rumored to be a lively dancer. Throughout his life, Jacob kept rigidly to schedule and could be extremely focused on work that demanded close attention to detail. He never married, but was a loving uncle to Wilhelm's children. Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are buried side by side in Berlin. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales… (more)
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Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm born in 1785, is the older of two brothers known as Brothers Grimm, Wilhelm Karl Grimm is the other. Each author published books separately and these names should not be combined with each other nor with a combined name such as Brothers Grimm or Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Thanks. Individual books can be combined by ISBN if there is one. -- The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales is not at all equivalent to selections and editions intended for children.

(ger)Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm geboren 1785, ist der ältere von zwei Brüdern, die als Brüder Grimm bekannt sind, Wilhelm Karl Grimm ist der andere. Beide veröffentlichten auch eigenständig Bücher, die nicht mit "Brüder Grimm" oder "Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm" kombiniert werden sollten. Danke. Individuelle Ausgaben können mit Hilfe der ISBN - soweit vorhanden - kombiniert werden..

Die Gesamtausgabe der Grimmschen Märchen ist bei weitem nicht deckungsgleich mit Auswahlausgaben und Bearbeitungen für Kinder.

Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales 13,032 copies, 103 reviews
Grimm's Fairy Tales {unspecified} (Author) 1,524 copies, 17 reviews
The Annotated Brothers Grimm 1,107 copies, 16 reviews
Snow-White and the Seven Dwarfs 931 copies, 29 reviews
Household Tales {Crane} 748 copies, 27 reviews
Hansel and Gretel 654 copies, 31 reviews
The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales 472 copies, 6 reviews
Snow White and Rose Red 400 copies, 13 reviews
Grimm's Fairy Stories 358 copies, 7 reviews
Rumpelstiltskin 307 copies, 11 reviews
The Bremen Town Musicians 260 copies, 9 reviews
Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales 251 copies, 2 reviews
Brave Little Tailor 248 copies, 2 reviews
Twelve Dancing Princesses 198 copies, 4 reviews
Grimm's Fairy Tales: Twenty Stories (Author) 191 copies, 2 reviews
The Big Book of Grimm 190 copies, 3 reviews
The Grimms' German Folk Tales 153 copies, 1 review
Rapunzel 153 copies, 12 reviews
Sleeping Beauty 132 copies, 15 reviews
The Golden Goose 121 copies, 2 reviews
The Fisherman and His Wife 119 copies, 7 reviews
Little Red Riding Hood 105 copies, 6 reviews
The Seven Ravens 99 copies, 5 reviews
Contes 98 copies
Grimms' Fairy Tales {Nora Kramer, editor} (Author) 93 copies, 1 review
The Frog Prince, or, Iron Henry 88 copies, 5 reviews
Iron Hans 85 copies, 4 reviews
Rapunzel 73 copies, 3 reviews
Bremen Town Musicians (Troll) 70 copies, 1 review
Little Red Riding Hood 68 copies, 8 reviews
Deutsches Wörterbuch 63 copies, 2 reviews
The Three Bears 57 copies
Mother Frost 56 copies
Tom Thumb 55 copies
Eventyr 45 copies
Rumpelstiltskin (Author; Author) 41 copies, 4 reviews
Rapunzel 40 copies, 1 review
Gris Grimly's Tales from the Brothers Grimm (Contributor) 40 copies, 2 reviews
Jorinda and Joringel 37 copies, 1 review
Favorite Fairy Tales 37 copies, 1 review
The Star Child 35 copies, 1 review
King Thrushbeard 33 copies, 1 review
The Musicians of Bremen 29 copies, 1 review
Fairy Tales (Author) 27 copies
Schneewittchen (Author) 26 copies, 2 reviews
The Seven Ravens 26 copies, 3 reviews
The Queen Bee 25 copies
Hans in Luck 23 copies
Grimmin sadut. III : Lumikki 21 copies, 1 review
The Goose Girl 20 copies
The Bear and the Bird King 20 copies, 1 review
Grimmin sadut. I : Ruusunen 20 copies, 1 review
Contes 19 copies
Cuentos 17 copies
Grimm's Fairy Tales 15 copies, 2 reviews
Grimms Märchen 15 copies
Sprookjes 14 copies
The Wishing Table 14 copies, 1 review
Cuentos de Grim 11 copies
Grimmin satuja 11 copies
The Town Musicians of Bremen (Author) 11 copies
King of the Golden Mountain 11 copies, 1 review
Grimms Märchen 11 copies
Fairy Tales 10 copies
Rapunzel 10 copies, 3 reviews
Fiabe 10 copies
Del Enebro 10 copies
Hans og Grete 10 copies
Little Red Cap 8 copies, 1 review
La Ondina y otros cuentos 8 copies, 1 review
Märchen der Brüder Grimm 8 copies, 1 review
Grimmin sadut 8 copies
Grimm's Fairy Stories 7 copies, 1 review
Märchen 6 copies
Fiabe 6 copies
Fairy tales 6 copies
Grimm's Fairy Tales (Author) 6 copies
Faithful John 5 copies
Fairy Tales 5 copies
Cat and Mouse in Partnership 5 copies, 2 reviews
Fairy Tales 4 copies
Märchen 4 copies
Contes 4 copies
Rødhætte 4 copies
Old Sultan 4 copies, 2 reviews
Baśnie 4 copies
Fiabe scelte 4 copies
Little Red Riding Hood 4 copies, 1 review
Blancheneige 3 copies
The Twelve Brothers (Collector) 3 copies, 1 review
Fairy stories 3 copies
Pasakos 3 copies
Grimm mesék 3 copies
Grimmin satuaarteita 3 copies, 1 review
Jack in luck 3 copies
Contes cruels 3 copies
La Casita de Chocolate 3 copies, 1 review
Fairy tales 3 copies
Godfather Death 3 copies, 1 review
Snow White 3 copies, 1 review
Lucky Hans 3 copies, 1 review
RUMPELSTILTSKIN (Author) 3 copies
The Six Swans 3 copies
The Water of Life 3 copies, 1 review
Rumleskaft 2 copies
Tremotino 2 copies
Rumpelstilzchen (Author) 2 copies
Doornroosje 2 copies
Blancaneus 2 copies
Rotkäppchen 2 copies
Rødhette 2 copies
Rotkäppchen 2 copies
Rødhette 2 copies
Rotkäppchen 2 copies
Lumivalgeke 2 copies
The Star Money 2 copies, 1 review
Blancaneu 2 copies
Contes 2 copies
Aschenputtel 2 copies
Le conte du Genévrier 2 copies, 1 review
Fairy Tales 2 copies
Sneeuwwitje 2 copies
Törnrosa 2 copies
Gåsepiken 2 copies
Rotkäppchen 2 copies
Allerleirauh 2 copies
Snehvide 2 copies
Enredados 2 copies
Askepot 2 copies
El amadísimo Rolando 2 copies, 1 review
La Bella dorment 2 copies, 1 review
Porkkanainen 2 copies
Elektitaj fabeloj 2 copies, 1 review
Fundevogel 2 copies, 1 review
Pravljice 1 copy
ROZPRÁVKY 1 copy, 1 review
Fiabe 1 copy
The Pack of Ragamuffins 1 copy, 1 review
The Twelve Huntsmen {short story} (Collector) 1 copy, 1 review
Lumeeit 1 copy
Guldgåsen 1 copy
Fru Holle 1 copy
Lumeeit 1 copy
Little Red Cap 1 copy, 1 review
3. Teil 1 copy
6 eventyr 1 copy
Grimms bedste eventyr 1 copy, 1 review
Les six serviteurs (Author) 1 copy
Pohádky 1 copy
the turnip 1 copy
Le fiabe 1 copy
98. Contes 1 copy
Cendrillon 1 copy
Novelle 1 copy
La gardeuse d'oies 1 copy, 1 review
Contes 1 copy
Eventyr - komplet samling 1 copy, 1 review
Tornerose 1 copy
Caperucita 1 copy
Nains, Les 1 copy
Pollicino 1 copy
Grodkungen 1 copy
Bearskin 1 copy
Lazy Harry 1 copy
Bumpkin 1 copy
Pepelka 1 copy
Le malin petit tailleur 1 copy, 1 review
Rosalinda 1 copy
LUMIKKI 1 copy
Sju sagor 1 copy
Roodkapje 1 copy
Manypelts 1 copy
Tio sagor 1 copy
The Strange Musician 1 copy, 1 review
Hans im Glück Märchen 1 copy, 1 review
Snow White 1 copy
Povești 1 copy
Priče 1 copy
Altin Kus 1 copy
Rouva Pyry 1 copy
Rødhette 1 copy
Pepeljuga 1 copy
Sterntaler 1 copy
Fitchers Vogel (Author) 1 copy
Timpe Tee 1 copy
Little Red Riding Hood 1,220 copies, 163 reviews
The Classic Fairy Tales [Norton Critical Edition] (Contributor) 956 copies, 5 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 882 copies, 7 reviews
Eric Carle's Treasury of Classic Stories for Children (Contributor) 438 copies, 4 reviews
Snow White (Author) 385 copies, 25 reviews
Rapunzel (Trina Schart Hyman) 363 copies, 4 reviews
Hansel and Gretel (Orginal story) 341 copies, 4 reviews
The Elves and the Shoemaker 335 copies, 1 review
A Child's Book of Stories (Contributor) 333 copies, 4 reviews
Fantasy Stories (Contributor) 311 copies, 8 reviews
Tasha Tudor Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 287 copies, 1 review
The Singing Bones (Creator.) 257 copies, 12 reviews
The Twelve Dancing Princesses 254 copies, 13 reviews
The Golden Treasury of Children's Literature Set (Contributor) 199 copies, 4 reviews
The Big Book of Classic Fantasy (Contributor) 142 copies, 3 reviews
Best in Children's Books 01 129 copies, 1 review
Witches' Brew (Contributor) 118 copies
Hansel and Gretel 110 copies, 5 reviews
Hansel and Gretel (First Readers) (some editions) 97 copies, 1 review
The Twelve Dancing Princesses (Author) 83 copies, 2 reviews
The Goose Girl: A Story from the Brothers Grimm (Author, some editions) 80 copies, 6 reviews
Victorian Fairy Tales (Contributor) 76 copies, 5 reviews
Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland (Translator, some editions) 74 copies, 1 review
Folk and Fairy Tales (Childcraft) (Contributor) 71 copies, 2 reviews
Best in Children's Books 06 68 copies, 2 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Fairy Tales (Contributor) 60 copies
Great German Short Novels and Stories (Contributor) 58 copies, 1 review
Best in Children's Books 04 56 copies, 1 review
Bremen Town Musicians (Author) 51 copies, 3 reviews
Iron Hans: A Grimms' Fairy Tale (Contributor) 41 copies, 3 reviews
A Golden Land (Contributor) 38 copies
Nine Witch Tales (Contributor) 38 copies, 1 review
Favourite Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (Orig Text, some editions) 35 copies
Witches, Witches, Witches (Contributor) 30 copies
Irish Fairy Legends (Translator, some editions) 28 copies
Seven at One Blow: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm (some editions) 27 copies, 2 reviews
Rumpelstiltskin and Other Grimm Tales (Author) 25 copies, 1 review
Walt Kelly's Fairy Tales (Contributor) 22 copies
Dragons, Dragons, Dragons (Contributor) 19 copies
Castles and Dragons (Contributor) 11 copies
Little Red Riding Hood (Author) 11 copies, 1 review
Grimm's Fairy Tales (some editions) 9 copies
Im weiten bunten Märchenland (Contributor) 9 copies
Grimms' Storytime Library (Original stories) 8 copies
Witches (Contributor) 7 copies
Mein Reckless Märchenbuch 5 copies, 1 review
Peau d'âne (Author, some editions) 4 copies, 1 review
Bruin's Midnight Reader (Contributor, some editions) 3 copies
Grandma's Storybook (some editions) 3 copies
Favourite Tales (some editions) 2 copies
Rumpelstiltskin (Author) 2 copies

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Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm born in 1785, is the older of two brothers known as Brothers Grimm, Wilhelm Karl Grimm is the other. Each author published books separately and these names should not be combined with each other nor with a combined name such as Brothers Grimm or Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Thanks. Individual books can be combined by ISBN if there is one.

The Complete Grimm's Fairy Tales is not at all equivalent to selections and editions intended for children.

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